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12/21/2011 - Senior Citizen Program Aide


Job Opportunity

County of Cumberland

790 E. Commerce St.  Bridgeton, N.J. 08302  856-453-2121

December 21, 2011



Meals on Wheels / Office on Aging and the Disabled

Senior Citizen Program Aide (part time)

Hourly Rate:  $13.38



Duties:  Reports to the Division Head; drives, loads vehicle and delivers meals to client homes; assists in packing and preparation, ordering and counting of food for delivery; maintains responsibility for delivery of meals; reports any unusual circumstances to supervisor; assists the senior aide; undergoes training as necessary to enhance efficiency; operates County gas pump to put fuel into County vehicle each afternoon or evening, as needed, at 800 E. Commerce St. or Sherman Avenue; maintains daily driver log; completes vehicle mileage and condition reports; demonstrates full understanding of safe driving, accident reporting procedure and food handling process; observes and assesses clients regarding their need for meals and reports pertinent information to supervisor; collects and secures client contributions in accordance with policy; makes referrals for clients for further assistance as necessary; performs related duties as assigned. 


Requirements:  Possession of a valid New Jersey driver’s license.  Excellent driving record.  Ability to follow procedures and daily instructions.  Capability of carrying up to 35 pounds.   


Hours:   Five days per week, four hours per day. 


Note:   Offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of physical fitness screening and criminal background checks. 


Applicants should submit a cover letter and work history to the Director, Office on Aging and the Disabled at  Or fax to 856-455-1029.  Screening begins as applications are received.


The County of Cumberland is an Equal Opportunity Employer